Pro/rNGINEER Wildfire Tips & Tutorial (Pro/E Wildfire 4.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 2.0 and 2001)

ProE Wildfire Tips & Tutorials

ProE Wildfire Part Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Curve pattern in Pro/E Wildfire3.0

TUTORIAL: Creating curve pattern using Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 and Wildfire 4.0 Version: Pro/E Wildfire 3.0 and Wildfire 4.0 Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 introduced a new type of pattern by using curve. It sounds great and in fact it is a good tool. Most of the users thought that it is an enhancement from the previous fill pattern function (pattern > fill > curve). Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 creates...

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TUTORIALS: About the Pattern Feature in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

TUTORIALS: About the Pattern Feature in Pro/ENGINEER WildfireVersion: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0Pattern is very useful when you need to create a series of features by varying its dimensions. You can create pattern for a single feature, a group of features or another pattern feature in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. (* Pattern for a pattern feature only available in Pro/E Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 and above) 

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FLASH TIPS: Pro/E Round Transition – Stop at Reference

(FLASH) TIPS: Rounds transition in Pro/E – Stop at Reference Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0 How to create round which is stop at desired datum plane in Pro/E Wildfire? You may want to create round which is not applied thru the entire selected edge. How to do that?

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Swept blend in Wildfire3.0 (int-sketches)

 TUTORIAL: Swept blend in Wildfire3.0 (int-sketches)

TUTORIAL: Create swept blend using internal sketches in Pro/E Wildfire3.0 Version: Wildfire 3.0 only Swept blend feature is modernized in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 and it is now comes with dashboard and interactive preview. The new GUI consolidates all the feature types together which includes of protrusion, cut, surface, surface trim, thin protrusion,...

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TUTORIAL: Create N-sided Patch / surface in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Create N-sided Patch / surface in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Create surface using 6 Boundaries (N-sided Patch) Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Most of the surface modeling software needs minimum 4 sided boundaries to create a surface due to the free form surface mathematics - NURBS and Bezier. However, when dealing with 5 sided boundaries and above, designer may required dividing...

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TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Thicken Surface (Bottle Tutorial 8)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Thicken Surface (Bottle Tutorial 8)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Thicken Surface (Bottle Tutorial 8) Versions: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 In this tutorial, we are going to convert the bottle’s model from surface to solid by using the thicken tool. Thicken tool is one of the tool for us to turn a surface model to...

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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Useful System Parameters in Pro/E Drawing

TIPS: Useful System Parameters in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 To display a drawing label indicating the model’s useful information in Pro/ENGINEER, you will need to make use of some system parameters. The tables below list down the most commonly used system parameters in Pro/E Drawing. Symbol ‘&’ is used as the syntax to display the system parameter in a note or text field. These system parameters are reserved...

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TIPS: Quick Print Command in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 and Later Versions

TIPS: Quick Print Command in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 and Later Versions

TIPS: Quick Print Command in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 and Later Versions Version: Pro/E Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0 Quick print command is a new command introduced in Pro/ENGINEER wildfire 3.0 and it will be continue occurred in the later version such as ProE Wildfire 4.0, Wildfire 5.0 and so on. You can use the quick print command to quickly print out the drawing with multiple views of your active ProE model.

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TIPS: Add Plus/Minus Tolerance to the Dimension with Text Display in Pro/E

TIPS: Add Plus/Minus Tolerance to the Dimension with Text Display in Pro/E

TIPS: Add Plus/Minus Tolerance to the Dimension with Text Display in Pro/E Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 How to add the plus / minus tolerance to the dimensions substituted by Text Display in Pro/ENGINEER drawing? The dimension’s tolerance does not showing up after changing it to the dimension with text display.

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ProE Wildfire Assembly Modeling Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Spring - Make Flexible in Pro/E Assembly

TUTORIAL: Spring - Make Flexible in Pro/ENGINEER Assembly Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0 and Wildfire3.0 Elastic items always fit into the assigned space in an assembly. It may change its length, width, major & minor diameter or/and so on. Common elastic items in engineering are spring (compression, tension, torsion), rubber and foam.In any MCAD, we used to draw a few of the elastic model with different dimensions. For example, spring can...

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TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Assembly Restructure Tool

TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Assembly Restructure Tool Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 The assembly restructure tool allows you to reorder your assembly structure between main assembly and sub assemblies in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. Below are the operations than you can perform using the assembly restructuring tool.1. Move a component from main assembly to sub-assembly.2. Move a component from sub-assembly to main...

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ProE Wildfire Sheet Metal Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Solid - Sheetmetal Conversion in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Solid to Sheetmetal Model Conversion. Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0 For some reason, it is more appropriate to start a solid part first and convert it to the sheetmetal part later. This method normally being used due to the design intent or time consumed. Pro/ENGINEER offers some powerful tools to make most of the conversion happen successfully. Below is the steps to create...

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TUTORIAL: Create Form Feature using Punch

TUTORIAL: Create Form Feature using Punch

TUTORIAL: Create Form Feature using Punch Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Punch uses its entire geometry to create the form feature. Form feature is created by merging the interfaced punch geometry to the Sheetmetal part. Below is an example of how the punch form feature is created in Pro/ENGINEER.

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TIPS: Form Feature in Pro/E Pro/SheetMetal

TIPS: Form Feature in Pro/E Pro/SheetMetal

TIPS: Form Feature in Pro/SheetMetal Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Sheetmetal form feature require a reference part (tooling) to merge the tool geometry to the sheet metal part in Pro/ENGINEER. So, before creating a form feature in Pro/SheetMetal, you are required to prepare the reference part (tooling) first. There are two types of reference part which you can choose to use, punch or die. Both types basically can create...

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ProE Wildfire Mold Design Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEERVersion: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Besides Shrinkage by Scale, You can apply a shrinkage using Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/ENGINEER. To activate the Shrinkage by Dimension command, you can click Shrinkage > By Dimension in the Pro/MOLD menu manager or simply click the Shrinkage by Dimension icon (hide behind the Shrinkage by Scale icon by default). This article basically explains the...

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TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 1)

TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 1) Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 This tutorial will guide you thru on how to design a mold cavity using Pro/MOLD in Pro/ENGINEER. A simple mobile phone casing is being use in this tutorial which it does not contain any slider and insert in the mold. The objective of this tutorial is to help you to understand the process...

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About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER

About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER

About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Pro/MOLD is an optional module that runs on top of Pro/ENGINEER. This module provides specific tools which help you to design your molds easier and faster. Pro/MOLD is suitable for plastics part mold maker as well as die casting mold maker. By default, Pro/MOLD is installed during the standard Pro/ENGINEER installation but you will need to have a Pro/MOLD license to run...

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ProE Wildfire Sketcher, Config & MISC Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Reduce Pro/ENGINEER File Size by using the compress_output_files config.pro option

TIPS: Reduce Pro/ENGINEER File Size by using the compress_output_files config.pro option Version: ProE 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 compress_output_files config.pro option allows you to compress object files via the save command. ProE object files that supported the compression are ProE Part file (.prt), ProE Assembly file (.asm) and ProE Drawing file (.drw). The extension for the compress object files will remain after compression and it is fully...

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TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Widfire web_browser_homepage config.pro option

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Widfire web_browser_homepage config.pro option Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 web_browser_homepage config.pro option in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire allows you to set the default web page of Pro/E browser home page. The default web page in Pro/E Wildfire is PTC - Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 2.0 User Tools .You can change it to any other web site by putting the URL in the web_browser_homepage config.pro option’s value.web_browser_homepage ...

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TIPS: How can I set the display of shade with edge in Pro/E Wildfire?

TIPS: How can I set the display of shade with edge in Pro/E Wildfire?

TIPS: How can I set the display of shade with edge in Pro/E Wildfire? Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0 Can I set the display to shade with edge in Pro/E Wildfire? I feel that it is easier to see with edges display in other software like Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor, etc.

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